Not much: There's not very much being put out here, with 2 whole positions in the last two days. One of them is not really a position, but...
Not sure what this is: But it sure isn't a job ad:
Custom Synthesis Labs and Academics Interested in Collaborations. We are looking for chemical labs that do custom syntheses and academics interested in increasing their research budgets by doing custom synthesis. See our website: www.medicalisotopes.com to see compounds we are synthesizing. If interested in doing custom syntheses for us, please send us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, describe your field of expertise so we can find projects that are relevant to your field.The addresses lead to a company called Medical Isotopes, Incorporated. Small company in New Hampshire -- interesting.
Open positions at Pfizer?: We seem to be hitting a lull, so I'm going to randomly look at large pharma and chemical company sites. For the search term "chemist", Pfizer has 3 positions available, 2 R4s (i.e. "senior scientists") and a R5/R6 ("principal scientist"). 2 of these were posted May 15, one posted late March.
Rolla, MO: Our one real job ad of the last two days! It's for a B.S. chemist (with a MBA) to be a technology strategist at Brewer Science, a stalwart of ACS Careers:
Summary: Sets the technological goals/objectives of the business unit and works with the functional area managers to achieve these goals.
Outcomes: • Brewer Science technology and market leader for every new technology that is brought through the BPD • A clear and concise set of product technology requirements that support the overall corporate goals • Achieve the business unit's objectives by working through the functional area managers
Specific Responsibilities: • Represents the business unit at customers, suppliers, industry forums and internally • Serve as a technical interface between customers and industry groups and the Business Unit to align development and technical support efforts with their needs and industry trends. • Present pipeline technologies and products to customers through on-site visits and participation at shows and conferences. • Together with division staff, prepare technical presentations and publications. • Develop and manage the intellectual property plan for the Business and supporting R&D division(s). Identify areas for patent protection and work with R&D staff and IA/Legal Groups to ensure timely, comprehensive patent protection of new inventions and future technologies. • Works with functional areas to create area specific objectives, strategies and tactics to achieve the overall business unit technology objectives • Analyzes market information to select specific business and technological targets to achieve the overall business unit objectives • Reviews external documentation to meet the business unit’s goals. • Help drive product/process development by working through the functional area managers.I'm tempted to offer a cash prize to whomever can translate this stuff.
A broader look: Monster, Careerbuilder, Indeed and USAjobs.gov show (respectively) 290, 807, 3134 and 33 positions for the search term "chemist."